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memorial day. >>> leading sectors were energy and technology, ahead of the after the bell earnings. the dow ended the day 19 points higher and the s&p 500 added 7. the price of gold rebounded today, surging nearly $26 to $1,421 announced. but last week as the price of gold was falling, investors pulled $2.7 billion out of gold exchanged traded funds. most of the money was invested in international stock. >> turning to market focus. texas instruments reported the profits were higher than last quarter. shares gained 1.5% at the dloes and were up on the earnings news after the bell. >>> microsoft was the bigger dow gainer today and an activist hedge fund is taking a $2 billion stake in that company. they are bidding up microsoft up more than 3.5%. >> haliburton was the top performer and they are close to settling claims from the deep water horizon explosion. it's set aside a billion for settlement cost, that -- aside from that, the operations report reported strong earnings and the investors were pleased to see progress from the between -- 2010 explosion. >> shares for general electric near th
, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >>nd with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundation and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> suarez: rescuers worked in wet weather today to find survivors amid the rubble from the fiery explosion at a texas fertilizer plant last night. late today, authorities acknowledged there were fatalities but declined to confirm how many. earlier estimates ranged from five to 15 though there were reports the toll would go much higher. the cause of the fire and explosion is still not known; officials said today there's no evidence of foul play. a man using his cell phone captured the moment last night when the west fertilizer company plant exploded. that flattened buildings within a five blocks radius and sent shockwaves out for miles around. >> i was actually picked up and thrown abo
part of a larger terrorist organization. >> brown: and we look at how technology allowed police and the public to work together in identifying the suspects. >> suarez: plus, we get the perspective of mark shields and david brooks on terror's return to u.s. soil and the rest of the week's news. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> support also comes from carnegie corporation of new york, a foundation created to do what andrew carnegie called "real and permanent good." celebrating 100 years of philanthropy at carnegie.org. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... and friends of the newshour. >> this program was made possible by the rporation for puic badcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: it's been an extraordinary scene and it continues, as boston spent the day locked down by a manhunt for the second brother authorities believe was involved in this week's marathon bombing. that's come after a violent confronta
the country. the japanese participants also shared their latest green technologies. >> translator: japan has taken effective environmental protection measures. china should learn from its experience. >> chinese cities are often covered with smog known as pm2.5. they aring looking waits to help china cope with the problem. >>> reports suggest next week's eu meeting will see the lifting of many economic sanctions against myanmar. behind the likely move to go one step further are several factors, including myanmar's recent decision to allow the distbution of a nationally daily newspaper after more than 50 years of prepublication censorship. the country, however, will still not be allowed to import arms or law enforcement equipment that may be used to suppress myanmar's citizens. the meeting of eu foreign ministers is likely to call on myanmar to consolidate its path to democracy, looking at general elections due in 2015. that's the year in which democratic leader aung san suu kyi is aiming to assume myanmar's presidency. pakistan's high court has ordered the arrests of former president pervez m
, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: the chechen-american teenager accused in the boston marathon bombings now faces a possible death sentence. the filing of charges today officially moved the case into the federal courts, even as the city began returning to normal. dzhokhar tsarnaev was arraigned this morning, at boston's beth israel deaconess hospital, where he remained in serious condition. a short time later came word of the complaint, filed by the u.s. justice department. it formally charged the 19-year- old with conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction, potentially, a capital crime, punishable by the death penalty. and, destruction of property by explosive device, causing death. tsarnaev had been able, sporadically, to answer questions in writing, but a gunshot wound to t
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